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Email documents

PostPosted: Mon Dec 07, 2015 8:30 am
by Terry Smith
I have a new Windows 10 PC and am having trouble emailing documents. Also - and not for want of trying - I'm not computer literate so don't understand a lot of the jargon - so please bear with me.
My problem is, when I want to email a document a window opens, saying, 'Open Office was unable to find a working email configuration. Please save this document locally instead and attach it from within your email client'. What on earth does that mean? And how do I go about emailing a document? All my documents are saved on my PC; does that mean 'locally' or does it mean something else? I'm at a loss so would appreciate any assistance in a language I can understand. Many thanks in advance to anyone able to help.

Best Regards

Terry Smith

Re: Email documents

PostPosted: Mon Dec 07, 2015 9:29 am
by Bill
The default mail app in Windows 10 isn't compatible with AOO. If you're using the mail app in Windows 10 and you want to send a document as an email attachment, you have to do it by opening the mail app and using it to attach your document file to an email. You should go to a Windows 10 forum if you need help with using the mail app in Windows 10. You might also find tutorials on YouTube.

Re: Email documents

PostPosted: Mon Dec 07, 2015 9:05 pm
by Terry Smith
Thank you, Bill. I'll try to follow your advice

Regards

Terry